On Tuesday's Backchat, the Palace Museum and West Kowloon. Key findings from a public consultation on the Palace Museum project have been published. The Authority says that the public generally support the project, but media reports say opinion is divided. What does the public actually think, what do experts think, and where will the plan go from here, now that Carrie Lam, its chief architect, is Chief Executive? After 9.20, bicycle hiring in Shatin. (8:30-9:30am, call in on 233 88 266, email firstname.lastname@example.org or text 6393 5925)
Markets have reacted with relief to the news that centrist Emmanuel Macron has survived the first round of voting in the French Presidential election. He will join National Front leader Marine Le Pen in a run-off on May 7, with polls predicting he will soundly beat the far-right candidate 62% to 38%. The euro surged 2% to a five month-high in early Asian trading although pared some of its gains as the day wore on. Gold tumbled the most in 7 weeks. Action in European & US stocks and bonds have also confirmed that risk sentiment is back on.
Not so on the mainland though. A-shares were facing their biggest fall of the year in morning trading. As we reported on Money Talk yesterday, Chinese regulators are promising a “regulatory windstorm” aimed at curbing speculation in the stock market and reining in investment in risky wealth management products.
Joining today's Money Talk are Connie Bolland of Economic Research Analysis and Peter Churchouse, author of The Churchouse Letter. On the phone from Tokyo is CLSA’s Japan strategist, Nick Smith.
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On Money Talk Xtra this week, hosted by Peter Lewis, we tackle the issue of debt. Henry Chan, Centre Supervisor at the Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals provides advice on steps to take if you are overburdened by loans, outstanding credit card balances and debt. Jimmy Lam will try and help family businesses get on a sound footing. He spoke to Professor Joseph Fan at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Money Talk Xtra listener and owner of the Gala Café Sandy Mak about some of the challenges facing family businesses in HK. Allan Lee, Director of the Legacy Academy provides some advice. And in our investment segment we'll take a look at the risks and rewards of investing in emerging markets with Professor Edwin Lai at the HKUST Business School.
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This Sunday morning at 8.30 Jarrod Watt returns to go bush once again and share with you more great music from his home land. Downunder Uncovered is a journey into Australian music as well as the musicians around the world who love it so much... they’ve done their own versions. Each week the veteran music journalist and broadcaster will take you on a journey into Aussie genres of music you might not know existed, and on alternate weeks you’ll hear from the likes of Bowie, Springsteen, Cash and other renowned names, with their take on classic Aussie songs. (Sundays, 8.30am -9.00am) Produced by Phil Whelan.
Hi Teentimers! We are running a special Campus Radio workshop series starting later this year. DJs, producers, and technical support teams from RTHK Radio 3 will provide on-campus training in all-round creativity and radio delivery.
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